|“||This is a story about breaking a curse.[...] This mysterious boy buried in the ground, who in the world is he?||”|
JoJolion (ジョジョリオン JoJorion) is the award-winning eighth part of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, which has been serialized in Ultra Jump since May 2011. JoJolion represents the second part of the series set in the Steel Ball Run Universe.
The story begins in 2011 and follows Josuke Higashikata, a young man afflicted by retrograde amnesia, in his search to uncover his identity in Morioh Town, a coastal Japanese town affected by the Tohoku earthquakeW. However, his digging pulls him and his adoptive family into the unfinished business between his previous life and an impending inhuman threat.
- According to a note by Araki in volume 2, the -lion in JoJolion's title is derived from the Ancient Greek εὐαγγέλιον (evangelion), in reference to the GospelsW. "By combining this word with "JoJo", I've meant for the title to signify the existence of the protagonist "Josuke" in this world".
- It won the Grand Prize for manga at the 2013 Japan Media Arts FestivalW.
- At 8 years and counting of monthly publication, JoJolion's serialization is currently the longest of any JoJo part (a title that previously belonged to Steel Ball Run)
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